William P. Lightfoot brings a unique perspective to representing injured people. His law practice focuses on seriously injured people, and wrongful death cases that combine a knowledge of jury trials and medical expertise. He is an active champion for social justice in the District of Columbia. Having served as At-Large D.C. Council member for 8 years, chaired Mayor Bowser’s campaigns for Mayor, and served for 22 years on the D.C. Judicial Disabilities and Tenure Commission which has oversight of judges in the District fo Columbia.
Since 1992, Washingtonian Magazine has almost continuously recognized him as one of “Washington, DC’s Best Lawyers: Personal Injury”. He is recognized as a Best Lawyer, Super Lawyer, and Preeminent Lawyer, as well as other professional recognitions. For decades he has lectured at American Association for Justice continuing legal education programs and is the recipient of AAJ’s highest achievement in legal education. The Washington Post and local television stations often quote Mr. Lightfoot about substantial personal injury cases and matters of politics.
Currently he is Senior Trial attorney at the firm where his son is a founding partner.